Seagate Appoints Shankar Arumugavelu to the Board of Administrators

FREMONT, Calif.–(Business WIRE)–Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a earth leader in information storage and infrastructure options, currently declared that Shankar Arumugavelu has been appointed to the company’s Board of Administrators and to serve on the Audit and Finance Committee of the Board, effective March 19, 2021.

I am really delighted to welcome Shankar to Seagate’s Board of Administrators,” said Mike Cannon, Seagate’s Board Chair. “As a properly-revered CIO for 1 of the largest communications technological innovation providers in the environment, Shankar will provide a prosperity of information on the evolution of the 5G Datasphere as it accelerates the electricity and probable of better employing massive amounts of information in numerous of Seagate’s mass potential markets.”

Mr. Arumugavelu is senior vice president and world wide main facts officer for Verizon Communications Inc. and qualified prospects the company’s info technology technique, architecture, progress, and administration of the information methods portfolio, ongoing evolution of digital platforms, and operation of supporting infrastructure across all Verizon company units. For the duration of his multi-decade tenure with Verizon, he has set up a verified observe report for leading business transformation in purchase to scale the enterprise and generate income growth. Mr. Arumugavelu has held a amount of management positions of escalating obligation with Verizon and its predecessor providers. Prior to his latest position, Mr. Arumugavelu served as senior vice president and main facts officer for Verizon Customer Marketplaces and Wireless enterprise units. He presently serves on the CTO Forum Advisory Board and is also a member of the TM Discussion board Board of Trustees, a foremost world wide alliance for electronic company suppliers and suppliers in the communications sector.

Mr. Arumugavelu holds a master’s in Personal computer Science from the College of South Florida and bachelor’s in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Anna University.

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